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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Taliban Devise New Strategy in Afghanistan: Territorial Control and War on Afghan Intelligence Headquarters

September 26, 2014 11:19 AM

On September 10, 2014, Kunduz province’s police chief, Ghulam Mustafa Mohseni, announced that a longtime Taliban stronghold, the Chahar Dara district of northern Afghanistan, had been cleared of insurgents. Mohseni added that the Taliban lost around 210 members in the operations (ToloNews, September 10). The large number of Taliban casualties in Kunduz is one of the many instances of the widening insurgency in Afghanistan. Militants increasingly have been able to carry out attacks with hundreds...


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Kurdish Stronghold in Eastern Syria Defies Assaults by Islamic State

September 26, 2014

On September 15, the Islamic State, previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), launched a fourth siege on the Syrian city of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab in Arabic), capturing dozens of villages (International...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Syria, Iraq

Boko Haram’s Emerging Caliphate in Nigeria: Will Maiduguri Fall?

September 26, 2014

On August 29, several hundred Boko Haram militants stormed the town of Gwoza in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Government buildings were taken over and churches destroyed, while local inhabitants were told that the town will...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, West Africa, Military/Security, Terrorism

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September 26, 2014

MODI GOVERNMENT REVEALS NEW INITIATIVES AGAINST THE NAXALITE INSURGENCY

Kathryn Basinsky

While Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, has been in office a little over 100 days, a number of new initiatives have been...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Russia, India, Syria

Hot Issue: Iran's Two-Pronged Problem with the Islamic State: At Home and Abroad

September 11, 2014

Executive Summary

The authorities in Iran consider the Islamic State to pose two different kinds of threats to Iranian regional interests and domestic stability. On the one hand, the rise of the Islamic State in Syria and in...

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Egypt, the UAE and Arab Military Intervention in Libya

September 5, 2014

A pair of recent airstrikes against Islamist-held targets in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have raised questions about Arab military intervention in Libya after reports emerged claiming the strikes were conducted by United Arab...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, North Africa, Egypt

The Islamic State Eyes Expansion and Recruitment in India

September 5, 2014

Despite its growing reputation as one of the world’s best organized militant groups, the actions of the self-described “Islamic State” have been largely concentrated in Iraq and Syria. However, agents and affiliates of the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, India

Coming to Grips with Terrorism in Egypt a Year after the Raba’a Square Massacre

September 5, 2014

Before the June 30, 2013 coup that overthrew Muhammad Mursi, Egypt’s first civilian elected president, terrorist operations in Egypt were far fewer in number and scale, focusing mainly on blowing up gas pipelines supplying...

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BRIEFS

September 26, 2014 11:11 AM

MODI GOVERNMENT REVEALS NEW INITIATIVES AGAINST THE NAXALITE INSURGENCY

Kathryn Basinsky

While Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, has been in office a little over 100 days, a number of...


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Latest Interviews

The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq

May 23, 2007

Maulana Sami ul-Haq is the director and chancellor of Pakistan's famous madrassa, Darul uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak. He has served in this post since the death of his father, Maulana Abdul ul-Haq, the founder of the madrassa,...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Afghanistan's Veteran Jihadi Leader: An Interview with Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad

May 3, 2007

Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad is a former member of the Hizb-e-Islami leadership council, a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Waqad was one of three key anti-Soviet leaders of the mujahideen and served as Hekmatyar's lieutenant. He is...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Violence and Iraq’s Constitutional Referendum: An Interview with Fareed Sabri

January 27, 2006

Fareed Sabri is the spokesman of the Iraqi Islamic Party in the United Kingdom. He also served on the party's leadership council in the late 1990s. This interview was conducted by Terrorism Monitor Editor Mahan Abedin on October...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, Global Terrorism Analysis

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